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'File 9/1 A. Presentation of arms by P.C.L. to Rulers of Trucial Coast' [‎32r] (65/88)

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The record is made up of 1 file (43 folios). It was created in 8 Oct 1938-9 Jun 1941. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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No.THANS/G .720
B 01.IB AY, 30 th JMUARY, 1941.
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Messrs•Gray Mackenzie & Co .,Ltd .
Agents, B,I.S.N.Co.,Ltd.
BAHREIN.
De^r Sirs,
AGENCY An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. TIL4N3ACTION NO .21897
■ " Messrs.Folsoms 7 1 Case Se&led ptreel Arms.
312 Broadway, , Stowed in Armbox from
New York city, U*3-A• Bahrein ex ss."Varela" V.
407 for New York.
With reference to the above case transhipped to
New York per s.s."President Jackson" we have to advise that
a sum of i i s»2, - has been paid by us to the custums Authorities
•uere on account oi their supervision fee at the time of
transhipment.
t i«;8S« i-o oe that packages containing arms and
ammunition areclassified as "restricted" and cannot be kept
in lighter penoxng transhipment, but they have to be remdived
to the Hazardous Warehouse .
In the circumstances please recover the sum of Rs.2/—
from Liie shippers concerned < no. place it to our crediy xn our
.General Account employing Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. 'transaction Number 21897
under advice to us. In the meantime the amount has been placed
to your debit in our .General Account under the above Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company.
transaction Number. J
Yours faithfully,
Fro .MACKINNON MACKENZIE & CO.
sd/
Agents.

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This file contains correspondence between the British Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Bahrain and the British Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. at Bushire, as well as with E V Packer, Manager of Petroleum Concessions Limited, and Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī of Qatar. Also included within this file are correspondence between the Director of the Bahrain Customs and Port Authority, Gray, Mackenzie and Company Limited, and Messrs. Folsom Arms Co. of New York.These correspondence concern gifts of arms to the Sheikh of Qatar by E V Packer and Petroleum Concessions Limited in 1938, and by Winthrop Rockefeller in 1940 following his visit to Bahrain and Qatar.

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Foliation: This file has a foliation number on the front top right hand corner of each page. The number is uncircled.

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'File 9/1 A. Presentation of arms by P.C.L. to Rulers of Trucial Coast' [‎32r] (65/88), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1336, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023835616.0x000042> [accessed 7 April 2020]

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